Today, Deco’s contributing editor and stylist, Doreen de Waal, tells us about one of her hot favourites.
The Washing-up bowl by Ole Jensen can double up as storage, a wine-cooler, to store toys or to hold plants. It is made of rubber and comes in the brightest of fabulously bright colours.
Butterfly is a new take on the old-fashioned, cheap can openers of the kind usually found in beach houses (where all the household junk is relegated).
I absolutely love the Cognac glass and would so love to try it out.
Designer Rikke Hagen says that she wanted to give the user the feeling of being in a gentlemanâ€™s study, as well as the sense of calmness you get when holding a smooth beach stone. And with ordinary cognac glasses, the stem gets in the way, doesn’t it!
I’m always irritated by the thick lip of a dustpan, and it seems Ole Jensen felt the same way! One day he bent down to sweep the floor, holding a folded newspaper in one hand and sweeping the dust into the newspaper with the other â€“ and so the Dustpan and Broom was born. It is functional and beautiful, easy to store and comes in black and dark and light grey.
Boje Estermannâ€™s collapsible Funnel is available in green, yellow, black and red and is made of a special material that was developed after collaboration with Normann Copenhagen and engineers. It is practical, amusing, and doesnâ€™t take up a lot of space.
After Odoardo Fioravanti realized that with the new trend towards fusion food, people mix different food cultures, he gave three traditional kitchen utensils were given a revamp, aptly naming his new range Fusion Kitchen.
Check out the Norman Copenhagen website for loads more fabulous designs, and read their blog for a dose of wackiness. And if you think that youâ€™ve designed something super-sexy â€“ submit it to them! They’re interested in new design, and you never know what might come of it.